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The 2-length of a finite solvable group

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Gross, Fletcher (1964) The 2-length of a finite solvable group. Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-09192002-161906

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In this paper the relationship between the 2-length [...] and the 2-exponent [...] of a finite solvable group G is studied. It is shown that [...] - 1 provided that [...].

The special case of groups satisfying [...] = 2, i.e., groups whose Sylow 2-groups are of exponent 4, is investigated to determine whether [...] in this case. This question is not answered but it is shown that a certain normal subgroup (which may be the whole group) satisfies [...]. In addition if all the elements of order 4 are contained in this subgroup, then [...] for the whole group as well. As an application of this last result, it is proved that [...] in a group of exponent 12

Item Type:Thesis (Dissertation (Ph.D.))
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy
Major Option:Mathematics
Thesis Availability:Public (worldwide access)
Research Advisor(s):
  • Hall, Marshall
Thesis Committee:
  • Unknown, Unknown
Defense Date:1 January 1964
Record Number:CaltechETD:etd-09192002-161906
Persistent URL:http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-09192002-161906
Default Usage Policy:No commercial reproduction, distribution, display or performance rights in this work are provided.
ID Code:3637
Collection:CaltechTHESIS
Deposited By: Imported from ETD-db
Deposited On:20 Sep 2002
Last Modified:26 Dec 2012 03:01

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